No.61-0073 · USAF · Fighter
—Air Power Park Tour —The F-105 Thunderchief was the last airplane produced by Republic Aviation before it became part of Fairchild Hiller. The Thunder chief was originally a private-venture study as a follow-on to the F-84F. Intended as a fighter bomber, it served a secondary role as an interceptor. The first prototype flew on October 22, 1955. The F-105 or "Thud" as it was called, served as the primary attack aircraft in the Vietnam war, where over half of the total production run of over 800 aircraft were lost.
|Placed By||Air Power Park|
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|Date Added||Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 378565 N 4100516|
|Decimal Degrees||37.04301667, -76.36553333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 2.581', W 76° 21.932'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 2' 34.86" N, 76° 21' 55.92" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near LaSalle Ave, Hampton VA 23666, US|
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